Gervonta Davis is a young and talented American boxer who has won two championships of featherweight in a row. He has played against some of the most prominent and successful boxers in the world and has been able to win most of the championships he has played so far. Despite his young age, the talent he has is the main reason due to which he got so much fame.
Bio and life story
Gervonta Davis was born in Baltimore on November 7th; 1994. He is 26 years old currently. Since his childhood, he started training for boxing as he had set his mind to achieve this goal. He lived with his parents and a brother and is very close to them. He started his education from his school and went on to get admission in Digital Harbor high school but planned to drop out so he could focus on his career. Though he made it a point to complete his education and did well by getting his degree through the GED program. His weight is 59 kg and his height is 5 feet and 5 inches. He has an athletic build and is a very professional boxer.
Start and success of boxing career
Davis started his training at the age of 5 and got a chance to debut at the age of 18 against Desi Williams and got a win in the first knockout itself. He defeated Pedraza which was considered another great achievement in his career. He has scored many knockout victories but was able to get straight ten in a row. He knocked out another famous boxer among the biggest crowd which boasted of 13,964 people.
He has won back to back featherweight championships and has emerged as a successful boxer. He also got WBA and IBF title in the year 2017-2018. He has always shared with his fans that boxing game him the much needed direction in his life. He appeared in some television shows to give heartfelt confessions for his fans.
Achievements and accolades
- He has made a record and has been unbeaten for 22-0 stats
- He was able to win the title of National Golden Gloves Championship
- He has won national Olympics Gold medals
Dating, relationships and controversies
Gervonta has not married his girlfriend yet but they have been in a strong relationship since a long time. Some reports clearly state that he is expecting a baby with her. His girlfriend’s name is Ari Fletcher while his ex-girlfriend was Dretta Starr and they had two daughters from this relationship. He has often been accused by his girlfriend for taking drugs and at the time of his daughter’s birth they had a huge fight because of it. When they both got tested it was proved that she doesn’t take any drugs.
He has also been involved in some other controversies when he punched a fellow boxer out of anger and he was taken to the hospital. He has also been accused for assault at many other occasions as well. He has never commented on any of the issues and controversy surrounding his life. Despite that, he loves to play his game with perfection.
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Net worth of Davis has been estimated to be around $2.5 million and his main profession is boxing through which he earns his money. He also liked to spend money on his parents and gifts them very expensive things on their birthday’s as well. He also bought a mansion for his parents while has one for himself where he lives with his girlfriend.